|• Mayor||Hartmut Schnabel (Ind.)|
|• Total||82.25 km2 (31.76 sq mi)|
|Elevation||137 - 457 m (−1,360 ft)|
|• Density||85/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The town and its villages were founded over a thousand years ago. It is the seat of a psychiatric hospital, founded in late 19th century. During WWII the hospital was emptied and used by the Nazis as the Moringen concentration camp. Today it is again a psychiatric hospital.
Among the larger firms operating in the community is Piller, a maker of industrial fans. The Northeim district's major waste Landfill is in Moringen.
- house KZ Gedenkstätte
- historic gas holder
- The Women's Camp in Moringen: A Memoir of Imprisonment in Nazi Germany 1936-1937